Gardener - Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Gardens is one of the city's most renowned and popular assets, attracting more than one million visitors a year.

As a Gardener in our Operations team, you’ll assist in maintaining the world-famous Hamilton Gardens, one of our country’s most beautiful publicly owned assets.

Together with your horticultural qualification, you will need to demonstrate experience, knowledge and a strong enthusiasm in maintaining garden areas to very high standards throughout the year. As a team member you will be expected to have a positive can-do attitude and contribute towards the success of the Hamilton Gardens and their on-going development.

Our Gardeners are the face of Hamilton Gardens; therefore, good customer service skills and a friendly attitude are essential. A full driver’s licence and a current Growsafe Certificate are also required.

The recruitment range for this role is between $25.16 - $26.84 per hour and will be negotiated with the successful candidate depending on skills and experience.

Please note, this is a Monday – Friday role, with rostered weekend work as a requirement.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

If you’re interested in helping us to make Hamilton Gardens a world class and original public garden, Make it happen and apply online today!

Applications close 19 August 2022.

To learn more about the role and to view a copy of the position description, visit our website.

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

We will only collect personal information from you, or any relevant agencies with your consent, in accordance with our obligations in the Privacy Act 2020, which are to only undertake pre-employment screening checks relevant to the specific duties and functions of the role being advertised. The types of checks we conduct will vary depending on the role. You can find more information about our recruitment process including the specific checks we undertake for each role by visiting our website.

Hamilton City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies. Due to border restrictions, only people who are already eligible to live and work in New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.

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